63 Cited authorities

  1. Winter v. Natural Res. Def. Council, Inc.

    555 U.S. 7 (2008)   Cited 12,290 times   44 Legal Analyses
    Holding that a party seeking a preliminary injunction "must establish that he is likely to succeed on the merits, that he is likely to suffer irreparable harm in the absence of preliminary relief, that the balance of equities tips in his favor, and that an injunction is in the public interest"
  2. Lujan v. Defs. of Wildlife

    504 U.S. 555 (1992)   Cited 21,997 times   122 Legal Analyses
    Holding that a sufficient specification of when the injury in fact will occur is necessary
  3. Lewis v. Casey

    518 U.S. 343 (1996)   Cited 11,484 times   4 Legal Analyses
    Holding that a prisoner must show an actual injury to state a claim for denial of access to courts
  4. Steel Co. v. Citizens for Better Env't

    523 U.S. 83 (1998)   Cited 8,427 times   14 Legal Analyses
    Holding that judicial power extends to "cases and controversies of the sort traditionally amenable to, and resolved by, the judicial process"
  5. Friends of the Earth, Inc. v. Laidlaw Envtl. Servs. (TOC), Inc.

    528 U.S. 167 (2000)   Cited 5,538 times   24 Legal Analyses
    Holding that plaintiffs who curtailed their recreational activities on a river due to reasonable concerns about the effect of pollutant discharges into that river had standing
  6. Clapper v. Amnesty Int'l USA

    568 U.S. 398 (2013)   Cited 1,833 times   151 Legal Analyses
    Holding that certain attorneys and organizations did not have standing to challenge the constitutionality of a provision of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978
  7. Younger v. Harris

    401 U.S. 37 (1971)   Cited 13,342 times   12 Legal Analyses
    Holding that federal courts should abstain from interfering with ongoing state court proceedings when the state case was not brought in bad faith and the claimant has an adequate opportunity to raise federal constitutional challenges in the state court proceeding
  8. Connecticut Nat. Bank v. Germain

    503 U.S. 249 (1992)   Cited 2,396 times   8 Legal Analyses
    Holding that § 1292 applies also to bankruptcy jurisdiction and is not displaced by § 158(d)
  9. Abbott Laboratories v. Gardner

    387 U.S. 136 (1967)   Cited 4,818 times   8 Legal Analyses
    Holding that the action at issue had a "sufficiently direct and immediate" impact on petitioners, such that judicial review was appropriate, because noncompliance risked "serious criminal and civil penalties"
  10. Texas v. United States

    523 U.S. 296 (1998)   Cited 1,158 times   3 Legal Analyses
    Holding that a claim that "rests upon contingent future events that may not occur as anticipated, or indeed may not occur at all" is not ripe for adjudication
  11. Section 1652 - State laws as rules of decision

    28 U.S.C. § 1652   Cited 810 times
    Providing that state law provides the rules of decision in diversity cases unless superseded by federal law
  12. Section 51-110 - [Effective Until 12/24/2021] Disqualification for benefits

    D.C. Code § 51-110   Cited 42 times
    Stating that "any individual who left his [or her] most recent work voluntarily without good cause connected with work . . . shall not be eligible for benefits"
  13. Section 1-206.02 - Limitations on the Council

    D.C. Code § 1-206.02   Cited 36 times   3 Legal Analyses
    Prohibiting the Council from "[e]nact[ing] any act, or enact[ing] any act to amend or repeal any Act of Congress, which concerns the functions or property of the United States. . . ."
  14. Section 1-301.81 - Duties of the Attorney General for the District of Columbia

    D.C. Code § 1-301.81   Cited 2 times
    Granting the D.C. Attorney General "the power to intervene in legal proceedings on behalf of public interest"
  15. Section 1-1001.01 - Election of electors

    D.C. Code § 1-1001.01   Cited 2 times

    In the District of Columbia electors of President and Vice President of the United States, the Delegate to the House of Representatives, the members of the State Board of Education, the members of the Council of the District of Columbia, the Attorney General for the District of Columbia, the Mayor and the following officials of political parties in the District of Columbia shall be elected as provided in this subchapter: (1) National committeemen and national committeewomen; (2) Delegates to conventions

  16. Section 1-1001.09 - Secrecy required; place of voting; watchers; challenged ballots; assistance in marking ballot or operating voting machine; more than 1 vote prohibited; unopposed candidates; availability of regulations at polling place; deposit, inspection, and destruction of ballots

    D.C. Code § 1-1001.09   Cited 1 times

    (a) Voting in all elections shall be secret. (b) (1) Except as provided in paragraphs (2) and (3) of this subsection, each registered qualified elector shall cast the registered qualified elector's vote in the voting precinct that serves the registered qualified elector's current residence address. (2) The Board shall permit any duly registered voter to vote by absentee ballot, for any reason, under such rules as the Board may issue. (3) No registered qualified elector of the District may cast a

  17. Section 1-1001.06 - Board independent agency; facilities; seal

    D.C. Code § 1-1001.06   Cited 1 times

    (a) In the performance of its duties, or in matters of procurement the Board shall not be subject to the direction of any nonjudicial officer of the District, except as provided in the District of Columbia Government Comprehensive Merit Personnel Act of 1978 (§ 1-601.01 et seq.). (b) The District government shall furnish to the Board, upon request of the Board, such space and facilities as are available in public buildings in the District to be used as registration or polling places, and such records

  18. Section 1-204.35 - Election of the Attorney General

    D.C. Code § 1-204.35

    (a) The Attorney General for the District of Columbia shall be elected on a partisan basis by the registered qualified electors of the District. Nothing in this section shall prevent a candidate for the position of Attorney General from belonging to a political party. (b) (1) If a vacancy in the position of Attorney General occurs as a consequence of resignation, permanent disability, death, or other reason, the Board of Elections shall hold a special election in the District on the Tuesday occurring